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Nursing Assistant Killed

A nursing assistant at a Philadelphia Hospital is dead after a co-worker shot him early this Morning.

The 55 year old gunman shot the 43 year old man on the 9th floor of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital then fled in a Uhaul van.

An hour later police found him nearby while responding to a call about a man in scrubs firing a weapon.

He engaged those officers in a gunfight hitting one in the elbow, and another in the nose.

Officers shot the suspect when they returned fire.

He was wearing body armor and carrying multiple weapons, including a long gun believed to be an AR-15.

The officer shot in the elbow is in critical condition, and the officer shot in the nose is stable.

The suspect is in critical condition and expected to survive.

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